belief

A Quote by Edward Paul Abbey on belief, credo, manifesto, tangibles, and reality

Belief?  What do I believe in?  I believe in sun.  In rock.  In the dogma of the sun and the doctrine of the rock. I believe in blood, fire, woman, rivers, eagles, storm, drums, flutes, banjos, and broom-tailed horses…

Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)

Source: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal, Pages: 7

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Earon on faith, hope, religion, truth, spirituality, belief, and source

The ultimate human goal is faith without belief.  Beliefs can mislead us, but faith is the pure, deep well that knows no bounds. 

Earon Davis

Source: Earon Davis' notes

Contributed by: Earon

A Quote by Sol Luckman on existential, belief, imagination, consciousness, perception, being, and mind

If I was to survive, I must literally believe myself into being. This, of course, was essentially no different from what I'd always done. I'd simply believed in myself until, in fact, I existed.

Sol Luckman

Source: The Toy Buddha: Book II of the Beginner's Luke Series (The Beginner's Luke Series), Pages: 39

Contributed by: Leigh

A Quote by Earon on truth, attitude, belief, fact, and opinion

Truth is opinion with an attitude.

Earon Davis

Source: Earon Davis writings

Contributed by: Earon

A Quote by Darth Vader on faith and belief

I find your lack of faith disturbing.

Darth Vader

Source: Star Wars: A New Hope

Contributed by: Phil

A Quote by unknown on religion, life, peace, acceptance, respect, knowledge, justice, truth, wisdom, and belief

In my lifetime I have learnt that one race is not superior to another.
In my lifetime I have learnt that one sex is not superior to another.
I await the day when one religion is not considered superior  to another.

unknown

Source: JustMe

Contributed by: Foxy

A Quote by masami saionji on divinity, life, creating, anew, and belief

Our belief in our divinity will rewrite our life, and create it anew

masami saionji

Source: Daily Reflections - July 2008

Contributed by: Taikunping

A Quote by Diana L. Eck on love, faith, belief, christianity, christ, intellectual, heart, and language

Credo is the word with which the great creeds of early Chistendom begin.  “I believe. . .” we say.  The Latin credo means literally, “I give my heart.”  The word believe is a problematic one today in part because it has gradually changed its meaning from being the language of certainty so deep that I could give my heart to it, to the language of uncertainty so shallow that only the “credulous” would rely on it.  Faith, as we have seen, is not about propositions, but about commitment.  It does not mean that I intellectually subscribe to the following list of statements, but that I give my heart to this reality.  Believe, indeed, comes to us from the Old English belove, making clear that this too is meant to be heart language.  To say “I believe in Jesus Christ” is not to subscribe to an uncertain proposition.  It is a confession of commitment, of love.

Diana L. Eck

Source: Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, Pages: 95-96

Contributed by: Priestess MJ

A Quote by Cynthea Burns on faith, hope, trust, belief, and decision

I would rather make a leap of faith than a jump to conclusion.

Cynthea Burns

Contributed by: Cynthea

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